March 30, 2018 •
Alabama Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
The Alabama Legislature adjourned sine die on March 29, 2018.
The Legislature passed House Bill 317, exempting economic development professionals from registering as a lobbyist, on the final day of the regular session.
Under House Bill 317, the economic development professional lobbyist registration exemption does not apply if a person seeks incentives or funds through legislative action outside of incentives already available.
Gov. Kay Ivey released a favorable statement regarding the passage of House Bill 317. Ivey has 10 days from adjournment to sign the bill.
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